The Gas local, a movement of LPG Tanks from Thompson Falls, follows the Flathead River eastbound on the MRL 10th Subdivison.
Eastbound from Thompson Falls the Gas Local leans into the curve at Weeksville.
Led by Montana Rail Link EMD SD45 No. 355, MRL’s Bozeman turn exits 3,015-foot Bozeman Pass Tunnel at West End, Montana, on July 2, 2019.
Montana Rail Link Gas Local rolls eastbound along the Clark fork River on a beautiful Montana Morning.
On June 26, 2019, Montana Rail Link SD45 No. 346 leads an empty ballast train through the scenic Jefferson River Canyon between Sappington and Whitehall, Montana. The train running on MRL’s Fifth ... (more)
The morning gas train returning from east Thompson Falls to Missoula via the 10th sub rolls along the Flathead River between Perma and Dixon, MT.
MRL 4406 leads the eastbound morning gas train towards Missoula strolling along the Flathead River east of Paradise, MT. The train diverted off the mainline and is using the original NP route thro... (more)
Montana Rail Link EMD SD45 No. 355 leads the Laurel to Bozeman local through the sweeping curve along the Yellowstone River approaching Elton, Montana, on the afternoon of July 2, 2019.
Progress is at hand! Seen here while the Night Gas hustles by is the new approach signal for Dixon, which is being upgraded to a full length, CTC siding.
MRL 602(ex-EJE 603 ex-DMIR 105)switches cars at ex-MILW/ex-SOO now CP Burnham Yard. I'm standing on an eastbound train looking towards the yard office and bridge. The 602 was in transit towards Na... (more)
An SD45-SD35 combo in 2019 is quite unheard of! Digging in just west of Columbus, these two motors also saw service together on the I&M Rail Link. Definitely something special to witness.
MRL's 844 local out of Logan, MT works a customer just out of the yard on the 5th Sub with a pair of GP35s on a bitterly cold March day.
An eastbound Montana Rail Link ballast train takes the siding at Townsend, Montana, on the morning of June 26, 2019.
Standing 222 feet above the gulch below and spanning 796 feet, Marent Trestle is truly a sight to behold. When a 150-man work force completed the trestle in 1883, it was the highest structure on t... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s gas local heads eastbound through a sweeping curve just west of St. Regis, Montana, on September 3, 1999.